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The Candle Flames | A Short Story By Lucy La Fave

This story was submitted for the 2015 Winter Quarter Short Story Contest. While it wasn’t a finalist entry, the judges enjoyed it, and felt it merited being shared with the community. Congratulations, Lucy! Dust motes swung lazily to the floor of St. Laurence Chapel, and the warm coloured light of the stained glass windows began to wane as evening darkness fell across the bustling city of Chicago. Father O’Connor’s worn black rosary beads made a clicking sound as they tapped against the dark stained pew, the noises lost on the old priest as he furrowed his brow in concentration....

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The Morning Miracle | A Short Story By Sophia F. Olomi

This story was submitted for the 2015 Winter Quarter Short Story Contest. While it wasn’t a finalist entry, the judges enjoyed it, and felt it merited being shared with the community. Congratulations, Sophia! It was cold on the evening of December 19. Snow was falling softly from the pale blue sky, and the old brick convent was surrounded by a winter wonderland. The slight Colorado wind whistled through the trees and out beyond the mountains. A small trail of smoke slowly spiraled out of the tall chimney. The distant sun was setting behind the purple mountains as night neared....

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